What does resign mean?

Definitions for resign
rɪˈzaɪnre·sign

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word resign.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vacate, resign, renounce, give up(verb)

    leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily

    "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"

  2. leave office, quit, step down, resign(verb)

    give up or retire from a position

    "The Secretary of the Navy will leave office next month"; "The chairman resigned over the financial scandal"

  3. release, relinquish, resign, free, give up(verb)

    part with a possession or right

    "I am relinquishing my bedroom to the long-term house guest"; "resign a claim to the throne"

  4. resign, reconcile, submit(verb)

    accept as inevitable

    "He resigned himself to his fate"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resign(verb)

    to sign back; to return by a formal act; to yield to another; to surrender; -- said especially of office or emolument. Hence, to give up; to yield; to submit; -- said of the wishes or will, or of something valued; -- also often used reflexively

  2. Resign(verb)

    to relinquish; to abandon

  3. Resign(verb)

    to commit to the care of; to consign

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Resign

    rē-sīn′, v.t. to sign again.

  2. Resign

    rē-zīn′, v.t. to yield up to another: to submit calmly: to relinquish: to entrust.—v.i. to submit one's self: to give up an office, &c.—n. Resignā′tion, act of giving up: state of being resigned or quietly submissive: acquiescence: patience: (Scots law) the form by which a vassal returns the feu into the hands of a superior.—p.adj. Resigned′, calmly submissive: uncomplaining.—adv. Resigned′ly, with submission.—ns. Resignēē′, the person to whom a thing is resigned; Resign′er; Resign′ment. [O. Fr.,—L. resignāre, -ātum, to annul—re-, sig. reversal, signāresignum, a mark.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'resign' in Verbs Frequency: #537

How to pronounce resign?

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How to say resign in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resign in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resign in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of resign in a Sentence

  1. Joseph Muscat:

    I will write to the president of the Labour Party so that the process for a new leader is set for 12th January 2020. On that day I will resign as leader of the Labour Party. In the days after I will resign as prime minister, our country thus will start a short process of approximately a month for the Labour Party to choose a new leader and a new prime minister.

  2. Father Hendricks:

    There will be a meeting and then it will be decided, you know, what your parents want to do about anything. Do they want to try... to press charges... but that's between them and the bishop, they will decide, ask you what your decision is, what you're going to do, whether there will be a case or not or whether, you know, a settlement, I don't know. But as far as after that, I don't know what's going to happen. I really will have to probably really resign, retire now.

  3. Roy Blunt:

    Secretary McDonald’s preposterous statement is right out of Never Never Land, i call on Secretary McDonald to resign because Secretary McDonald preposterous statement’s clear Secretary McDonald can not prioritize getting our veterans the health care they deserve and have earned in a timely manner.

  4. Richard Spencer:

    There seem to be rumors out there that I threatened to resign. I have not threatened to resign.

  5. Michael Hustava:

    As a result of that investigation, Rick Saccone has submitted and we have accepted Rick Saccone letter of resignation, effective immediately. Rick Saccone will no longer be associated with Saint Vincent College in any capacity, i decided to resign for the betterment of the school.

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  • استقالArabic
  • odstoupit, rezignovatCzech
  • zurücktreten, kündigenGerman
  • παραιτούμαιGreek
  • rezigniEsperanto
  • renunciar, dimitir, resignarseSpanish
  • erotaFinnish
  • démissionner, résigner, se faire une raisonFrench
  • התפטרHebrew
  • पदत्याग, त्यागपत्र देनाHindi
  • lemondHungarian
  • [[հրաժարական]] [[տալ]]Armenian
  • dimettersi, rassegnarsi, rassegnare, rinunciare, darla suItalian
  • 辞任, 辞職, 辞めるJapanese
  • უარის თქმაGeorgian
  • 포기하다, 사임하다Korean
  • tuku, rīhainaMāori
  • meletak jawatanMalay
  • ontslag nemenDutch
  • gå av, resignere, si opp, gi oppNorwegian
  • rezygnowaćPolish
  • demitir-se, [[desligar]]-[[se]], renunciar, resignarPortuguese
  • [[уходи́ть]] в [[отставка, [[бро́сить]] [[работа, увольня́ться, уво́литься, [[отка́зываться]] [[от]] [[должностьRussian
  • avgåSwedish
  • ராஜினாமாTamil
  • istifa etmekTurkish
  • Từ chứcVietnamese
  • 辞职Chinese

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